Obama Loads the Magic Bullet

I’m going to kick this thing off with a personal anecdote. This time next year, the older of my two daughters will have just begun kindergarten; a prospect that is, I’m sure most parents who have been there before will validate, at once heartbreaking, mortifying, and rewarding beyond belief....

California schools asking parents for money to continue running

In John McCain’s world, the economic problems this country is facing are all psychological. So can somebody please book him to speak with the parents of South Orange County about their psychological problems? South Orange County families are being urged to donate $400 per student to save the jobs of...

Education Debate (Part 3… much belated)

We’ve been focusing pretty heavily on horse race politics lately, and I think it’s time we took a break and remembered that currently I’ve undertaken a project with my friend Mark from Publius Endures (I know, typically it’s high class to link to the site when you say its name, but...

Education Debate (Round 2)

Well, Mark and I have both delivered our opening proposals and comments in this education debate.  My initial proposal you can take a look at right here, and since Mark’s first entry was broken up into three different posts, I’m going to link to them individually as I go on. But before I get to...

Stop Touching Those Altar Boys!

More from the ‘you can’t make this shit up’ file: New York’s Roman Catholic Church is trying a novel approach to alert children to the danger of being sexually assaulted by a priest, with an abuse-themed coloring book, officials said Tuesday. “Being Friends, Being Safe, Being Catholic,” was distributed...

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